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Princeton's WordNet

  1. above all, most importantly, most especially(adverb)

    above and beyond all other consideration

    "above all, you must be independent"

  2. first and last, above all(adverb)

    taking everything together

    "she was first and last a scientist"


  1. above all(Adverb)

    Of prime importance; before anything else; especially.

  2. Origin: From . Compare bovenal.


  1. Above All

    Above All is the first full-length album by Swedish heavy metal band Mustasch. The album which was released in 2002, peaked at #22 on the Swedish albums charts.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of above all in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of above all in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    He elevates himself above all the others. He’s been shooting at all the others for six months, and now he says 'I’m done, I’ve been able to knock ‘em all down'.

  2. Margot Wallstrom:

    We want them to refrain from violence, to seek cooperation in all possible ways. And above all to defend democracy, human rights and the position of women in what's going to be nation-building for Palestine from now on.

  3. Leon Trotsky:

    Life is not an easy matter. You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich:

    We decided to act with precision on oil. The finance ministry is proposing considering gas separately, and also separate positions on metals, above all non-ferrous metals, no significant changes are being considered. These are all small, targeted measures.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    What struck me above all was not the misstatement of facts or the delusions about what's going on, it's the president's tone. There was this lassitude, passivity, annoyance, he was irritable, you know, 'You guys asking me again if the strategy is working,' as if it's all so obvious that it is.

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